Current Affairs Quiz: November 28, 2019

Current Affairs 28 November 2019 Quiz

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  1. Which country signed MoU with India on agreement on human trafficking?
    A)Myanmar
    B)Bangladesh
    C)Nepal
    D)China
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Union Cabinet approved the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between India and Myanmar on enhancing bilateral cooperation between each other for prevention of trafficking in persons.

  2. Recently Lok Sabha has passed the bill to merge union territory of Daman and Diu with other Union territory?
    A)Lakshadweep
    B)Dadra and Nagar Haveli
    C)Delhi
    D)Chandigarh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:
    Lok Sabha has passed the bill to merge Union Territories of Daman and Diu, and Dadra and Nagar Haveli. Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy had introduced the Dadar and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu (Merger of Union Territories), Bill, 2019 for the merging of the two Union Territories.

  3. Which state will set up State’s 1st Vulture Conservation and breeding centre?
    A)Bihar
    B)Odisha
    C)Uttar Pradesh
    D)Telangana
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:
    In a major step to conserve the endangered vulture population, the Uttar Pradesh government will set up the state’s first vulture conservation and breeding centre in farenda area of Maharajganj district.

  4. What is the motto recently released by Anti-corruption ombudsman Lokpal?
    A)Do not be greedy for anyone’s wealth
    B)Greed and Wealth
    C)Do not run for money
    D)Stop Greed for Wealth
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Anti-corruption ombudsman Lokpal released its logo and motto. While the logo symbolises ‘caretaker of people’ (‘Lok’ meaning people and ‘pal’ meaning caretaker) and depicts its various essence figuratively in shapes — such as judges bench for ombudsman, three human figures for people, Ashok Chakra for vigilance, orange book for law and two tricolor hands forming a unique balance, the motto in Sanskrit, when translated into English, reads “Do not be greedy for anyone’s wealth”.

  5. Which state government bans gutkha, pan masala containing tobacco, nicotine for 1 year?
    A)Manipur
    B)Meghalaya
    C)Sikkim
    D)Assam
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    The Assam government has prohibited manufacturing, storage, transportation, display, distribution and sale of gutkha, pan masala or any chewing material containing tobacco or nicotine as ingredients, for a period of one year.

  6. Which state recorded the highest prevalence of acute respiratory infections among under-five children between September 2018 and June 2019?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Assam
    C)TamilNadu
    D)Bihar
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Bihar recorded the highest prevalence of acute respiratory infections among under-five children among the five high-burden states between September 2018 and June 2019.

  7. India and which other country holded exercise MINEX 2019 in Kochi?
    A)China
    B)Japan
    C)Bhutan
    D)Indonesia
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    A maiden bilateral exercise between the Indian Navy and the Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force (JMSDF) have conducted Mine Countermeasure Exercise (MINEX) 2019 at Kochi, Kerala.

  8. Which space agency launched PSLV carrying Cartosat 3 satellite?
    A)Tesla
    B)RSNC
    C)ISRO
    D)SpaceX
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) launched PSLV-C47 carrying Cartosat-3 and 13 nanosatellites from Satish Dhawan Space Centre.

  9. Which insurance company has entered into a strategic & technical partnership with Spice Moneyfor ‘Insurance Khata’ product?
    A)IndiaFirst Life Insurance
    B)Max Life Insurance
    C)National Insurance Company
    D)IDBI Federal Insurance
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    IndiaFirst Life Insurance has entered into a strategic & technical partnership with Spice Money, a tech-led financial services provider, for distribution / marketing of ‘insurance khata’ through the latter’s platform, which has nearly 3 lakh customers. Insurance Khata is targeted at the informal/agriculture sector.

  10. How much amount was approved by Asian Development Bank to WestBengal to boost capital investment and infrastructure in the state?
    A)₹1065 cr
    B)₹1000 cr
    C)₹1050 cr
    D)₹2000 cr
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Manila-headquartered Asian Development Bank has approved second tranche of USD 150 million (about Rs 1,065 crore) for West Bengal to boost capital investment and infrastructure in the state.

  11. How much authorised capital was increased for Food Corporation of India from ₹3500 cr by the Cabinet recently?
    A)₹10000 cr
    B)₹12000 cr
    C)₹15000 cr
    D)₹5000 cr
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) approved the increase in authorised capital of Food Corporation of India (FCI) from existing Rs 3,500 crore to Rs 10,000 crore.

  12. Which state will host the Men’s Hockey World Cup in 2023?
    A)TamilNadu
    B)Assam
    C)WestBengal
    D)Odisha
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Odisha will host the Men’s Hockey World Cup in 2023 and the matches will be played in Bhubaneswar and Rourkela.

  13. Which Indian cricketer now has a stand named after him at the Arun Jaitely stadium?
    A)VVS Laxman
    B)MS Dhoni
    C)Sachin Tendulkar
    D)Gautam Gambhir
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Former cricketer Gautam Gambhir now has a stand named after him at the Arun Jaitely stadium. The cricketer-turned-politician himself unveiled the stand.

  14. Who will receive the 27th Ekalabya Award for 2019?
    A)Bhumihar Pandey
    B)Deboleena Singh
    C)Arunima Chowdhury
    D)Jhilli Dalabehara
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Odia women weightlifter Jhilli Dalabehera, who has brought laurels for both the State and the country in several national and international events, will receive the 27th Ekalabya Award for 2019.

  15. Who has been presented with the ‘Quality Ratna’ award by trade body Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)?
    A)Indra Nooyi
    B)Gautam Kumar
    C)Suresh Krishna
    D)Vinay Sinha
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Chairman of Sundram Fasteners Ltd Suresh Krishna has been presented with the ‘Quality Ratna’ award by trade body Confederation of Indian Industry (CII).

  16. Who will be honoured as Billboard’s 2019 Woman of the Year?
    A)Billie Eilish
    B)Taylor Swift
    C)Marie James
    D)Katy Perry
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Singer Billie Eilish will be honoured as Billboard’s 2019 Woman of the Year. Pop star Taylor Swift will also be honoured at Billboard’s event, receiving the inaugural Woman of the Decade award.

  17. Recently Bala Singh passedaway.He is associated with which field?
    A)Sports
    B)Singer
    C)Film Director
    D)Actor
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    Veteran Tamil actor Bala Singh passed away in Chennai following a brief illness. Bala who was lauded for his versatile roles in the film industry had made his debut as an actor in Nassar’s movie ‘Avatharam’ in 1995. He later went on to take different roles in over 100 movies.

  18. Recently which former Navy Chief Admiral passed away due to illness?
    A)Sushil Kumar
    B)Karambir Singh
    C)Sunil Lamba
    D)Parth SinhA
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Former Navy Chief Admiral Sushil Kumar passed away due to illness. He was 79-years-old. Sushil Kumar, who led the Indian navy during the Kargil War, was a specialist in hydrography and amphibious warfare.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. What is the capital of Myanmar?
    A)Yangon
    B)Naypyitaw
    C)Pyinnama
    D)Torri
    View Answer
    Option B

  2. What is the currency of Japan?
    A)Yen
    B)Ruble
    C)Dollar
    D)Rial
    View Answer
    Option A

  3. Where is the hq of ISRO?
    A)NewDelhi
    B)Mumbai
    C)Bengaluru
    D)Chennai
    View Answer
    Option C

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